Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Vladimir Radunsky. Don Quixote The sketches and costumes designed for the Teatro dell'Opera of Rome

Events

History and Democracy #7. Brexit “Voices”
History and Democracy #7. Brexit “Voices” Tuesday, April 24, 2018

With Leonardo Clausi and Elena RemigiChaired by Andrea Mammone Following our very successful January 2018 event on Brexit, Royal Holloway’s historian of modern Europe and media pundit Andrea Mammone will chair another timely roundtable featuring Limbo project’s founder Elena Remigi and journalist Leonardo Clausi...

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Scelsi's piano music
Scelsi's piano musicWednesday, April 25, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute is happy to draw attention to a concert organised by the British Museum and the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, which features piano music by the prominent twentieth-century Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi. Influenced by Buddhism and Asian spiritual thought, Scelsi spent hou...

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Archaeology Talks #1. Roman Imperialism and Europe
Archaeology Talks #1. Roman Imperialism and EuropeThursday, April 26, 2018

With Massimo Osanna and Greg WoolfModerated by Andrew Gardner Archaeology Talks is a series of dialogues aimed at considering archaeology as an original perspective from which we can look at the social, economic and cultural complexities of our society.Distinguished Italian and British archaeologists will talk about the...

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Il condannato, cronaca di un sequestro
Il condannato, cronaca di un sequestroThursday, May 03, 2018

Screening of the documentary by Ezio Mauro directed by Simona Ercolani and Cristian di MattiaDuration: 93’, in Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post-screening discussion with Ezio Mauro and Simona Ercolani On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Aldo Moro’s death, Ezio Mauro describes the...

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Risorgimento strumentale: Casella, Respighi, Sgambati
Risorgimento strumentale: Casella, Respighi, SgambatiThursday, May 03, 2018

THE CYCLE Following an inspiring comparative exploration of the Italian operatic scene in the late nineteenth century and in the first half of the twentieth, “Risorgimento strumentale” (Instrumental Renaissance) is a comprehensive series devoted to the valiant composers who succeeded in reinvigorating Italian inst...

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Sciascia’s Debut as a Writer
Sciascia’s Debut as a WriterFriday, May 04, 2018

A lecture by Joseph Francese (Michigan State University)In collaboration with the University of Reading Leonardo Sciascia was a writer, novelist, essayist, playwright, and politician. Some of his works have been made into films, including Porte Aperte (1990, Open Doors), Cadaveri Eccellenti (1976, Illustrious Corpses),...

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Dante, the soul and the body
Dante, the soul and the bodyTuesday, May 08, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Eighth encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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Allegra Hicks: New Embroideries. Vladimir Radunsky: Don Quixote
Allegra Hicks: New Embroideries. Vladimir Radunsky: Don QuixoteWednesday, May 09, 2018

Exhibitions openingOn the occasion of the London Craft WeekAllegra Hicks: New Embroideries. Allegra Hicks’s textile works issue from a synergy between shapes and colours, as well as natural and artificial, which tickles the senses and transforms the perception of the domestic space. Her visual vocabulary is hoste...

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Money Must Stay in the Family, by Alain Elkann. A conversation with the author, Amos Gitai and Bill Sherman
Money Must Stay in the Family, by Alain Elkann. A conversation with the author, Amos Gitai and Bill ShermanThursday, May 10, 2018

Alain Elkann, Bill Sherman and Amos Gitai in conversation In his book Money Must Stay in the Family, author Alain Elkann, through a subtle blend of memoir and fiction brings to life a grand Jewish family from Turin. The story follows their multigenerational saga from escaping Mussolini's Racial Laws of 1938, to landing...

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Dante, princes and popes
Dante, princes and popesTuesday, May 15, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Ninth encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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Trattato di economia affettiva
Trattato di economia affettivaTuesday, May 15, 2018

Paolo Nelli in conversation with Benedetta Cibrario about his latest novel Trattato di economia affettiva. Nello is a child growing up in the ‘70s in Italy. In his working class family there is not much money and a lot of sentimental anxieties, but he has a happy childhood after all. In this novel, his great and s...

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La badessa di Castro
La badessa di CastroFriday, May 18, 2018

Lisa Roscioni in discussion with Stefano Jossa about her latest book In 1839 Stendhal published La badessa di Castro in the “Revue des Deux Mondes”, presenting it – a typical artifice of 19th century novels – as a mere translation from “two voluminous manuscripts, a Roman one and a Florentine ...

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Archaeology Talks #2. Archaeology and Localisms
Archaeology Talks #2. Archaeology and LocalismsMonday, May 21, 2018

With Andrea Pessina and Mark PearceModerated by Corinna Riva Archaeology Talks is a series of dialogues aimed at considering archaeology as an original perspective from which we can look at the social, economic and cultural complexities of our society. Distinguished Italian and British archaeologists will talk about...

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Dante, the here and now and the hereafter
Dante, the here and now and the hereafterTuesday, May 22, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Tenth encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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“Call for Artists” Aristic Residencies
“Call for Artists” Aristic ResidenciesWednesday, May 23, 2018

In recent years international residencies have proliferated. Both public institutions and private philantropists have recognised the variety of crosspolinations that such platforms can create. Residencies might involve spending time in a different setting than the usual one. Artists have been lodging on islands, ships,...

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